Average Teacher Salary in Pike County

The average teacher salary in Pike County is $43,602.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,230 $18,090 $23,160 $28,510 $35,670 $46,990
Kindergarten $45,520 $34,550 $40,430 $46,610 $51,700 $56,430
Elementary $47,180 $35,990 $42,200 $48,000 $53,130 $58,160
Middle school $47,110 $34,890 $41,410 $47,940 $53,820 $58,950
High school $47,970 $35,210 $41,640 $48,680 $54,830 $60,220

How to Become a Teacher in Pike County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,610
  • Full time teachers: 625
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 229
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 317
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 153
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,977

Financial Statistics for Pike County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $24,561,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $60,352,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $11,819,000
  • Total revenue: $96,732,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $47,113,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $53,918,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,189,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,737,000
  • Total expenditures: $92,377,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $24,738,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,201,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $237,000

Information on Schools within Pike County

Elementary Schools within the Pike County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bevins Elementary School
17275 East Big Creek Rd
Sidney, KY 41564
606-353-7078
  • Total: 226
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 30
13 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Blackberry Elementary School
40 Big Blue Spring Rd
Ransom, KY 41558
606-427-7171
  • Total: 143
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 19
16 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dorton Elementary School
217 Dorton-jenkins Hwy
Dorton, KY 41520
606-639-2832
  • Total: 299
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 34
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 37
16 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Elkhorn City Elementary School
180 Cougar Dr
Elkhorn City, KY 41522
606-754-4542
  • Total: 558
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 66
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 71
17 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Feds Creek Elementary School
221 Feds Creek Rd
Fedscreek, KY 41524
606-835-4757
  • Total: 293
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 35
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
George F Johnson Elementary School
2172 Long Fork Rd
Virgie, KY 41572
606-639-4076
  • Total: 350
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 46
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Johns Creek Elementary School
8302 Meta Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-631-1097
  • Total: 874
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 94
  • 7th grade: 89
  • 8th grade: 94
18 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Kimper Elementary School
8151 State Hwy 194 East
Kimper, KY 41539
606-631-1509
  • Total: 208
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 19
  • 8th grade: 20
14 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Majestic Knox Creek Elementary School
51765 Hwy 194 East
Majestic, KY 41547
606-456-3982
  • Total: 165
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 25
18 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Millard Elementary School
20 Rocky Rd
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-437-7169
  • Total: 434
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 100
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Millard Middle School
8015 Millard Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-3380
  • Total: 487
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 93
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 90
  • 8th grade: 99
14 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Mullins Elementary School
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-2733
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 58
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 73
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Phelps Elementary School
38029 State Hwy 194 East
Phelps, KY 41553
606-456-7716
  • Total: 324
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 45
15 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Robinson Creek Elementary School
5820 Robinson Creek Rd
Robinson Creek, KY 41560
606-639-4415
  • Total: 230
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 39
15 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Runyon Elementary School
24 Runyon Branch Rd
Pinsonfork, KY 41555
606-353-7483
  • Total: 187
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 24
13 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Southside Elementary School
170 St Hwy 319
Belfry, KY 41514
606-353-7296
  • Total: 578
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 53
17 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Pike County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Belfry Middle School
25259 Us 119 North
Belfry, KY 41514
606-353-9673
  • Total: 568
  • 6th grade: 184
  • 7th grade: 189
  • 8th grade: 195
21 to 1 27 6th Grade 8th Grade
Dorton Elementary School
217 Dorton-jenkins Hwy
Dorton, KY 41520
606-639-2832
  • Total: 299
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 34
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 37
16 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Elkhorn City Elementary School
180 Cougar Dr
Elkhorn City, KY 41522
606-754-4542
  • Total: 558
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 66
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 71
17 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Feds Creek Elementary School
221 Feds Creek Rd
Fedscreek, KY 41524
606-835-4757
  • Total: 293
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 35
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Johns Creek Elementary School
8302 Meta Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-631-1097
  • Total: 874
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 94
  • 7th grade: 89
  • 8th grade: 94
18 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Kimper Elementary School
8151 State Hwy 194 East
Kimper, KY 41539
606-631-1509
  • Total: 208
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 19
  • 8th grade: 20
14 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Millard Middle School
8015 Millard Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-3380
  • Total: 487
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 93
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 90
  • 8th grade: 99
14 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Mullins Elementary School
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-2733
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 58
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 73
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Phelps High School
11580 Hwy 632
Phelps, KY 41553
606-456-3482
  • Total: 429
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade: 66
16 to 1 27 7th Grade 12th Grade
Virgie Middle School
1285 Hwy 610
Virgie, KY 41572
606-639-2774
  • Total: 267
  • 6th grade: 88
  • 7th grade: 96
  • 8th grade: 83
15 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Pike County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Belfry High School
27678 Us 119 North
Belfry, KY 41514
606-237-3900
  • Total: 714
  • 9th grade: 205
  • 10th grade: 187
  • 11th grade: 170
  • 12th grade: 152
18 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade
East Ridge High School
19471 Lick Mountain Rd
Lick Creek, KY 41540
606-835-2811
  • Total: 716
  • 9th grade: 198
  • 10th grade: 234
  • 11th grade: 182
  • 12th grade: 101
20 to 1 37 9th Grade 12th Grade
Phelps High School
11580 Hwy 632
Phelps, KY 41553
606-456-3482
  • Total: 429
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade: 66
16 to 1 27 7th Grade 12th Grade
Pike Central High School
100 Winners Circlecle Dr
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-4352
  • Total: 732
  • 9th grade: 195
  • 10th grade: 178
  • 11th grade: 186
  • 12th grade: 173
19 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade
Shelby Valley High School
125 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-639-0033
  • Total: 606
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade: 127
18 to 1 35 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Pike County (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Phelps Day Treatment Center Alternative School
11636 Phelps 632 Rd
Phelps, KY 41553
606-456-8529
  • Total: 26
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 1
13 to 1 2 6th Grade 12th Grade
Shelby Valley Day Treatment Center Alternative School
95 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-639-0063
  • Total: 18
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 1
9 to 1 2 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,250
  • Median family income: $28,893
  • Median male income: $26,881
  • Median female income: $13,398
  • Median income of a renter: $15,371
  • Median income of a home owner: $26,068
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,255 4,010 3,555 2,395 650